Scanlab has added more materials-processing power control capabilities to its XL Scan solution for simultaneously controlling scan heads and XY stages
Edmund Optics has introduced its new Techspec λ/10 Laser Line Coated Windows. Laser line windows are ideal for protecting sensitive optical and electronic components in high power laser applications.
The size of the laser working spot of multi-kW fibre lasers or fibre-coupled lasers can be varied easily using AdlOptica’s new zoom collimator TrioFokus
Scanlab has introduced an additional variant of its entry-level basiCube scan head
Edmund Optics has introduced Techspec Laser Grade PCX Lenses with high surface quality and surface accuracy for a wide variety of high energy Nd:YAG laser applications
AdlOptics' new QuattroXX beam shaping optics are able to split the energy of a beam from a multi-kW fibre laser or a fibre-coupled laser and focus it into multiple points for welding, cladding, and brazing applications
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and imaging components with headquarters in the USA and manufacturing facilities in the US, Asia and Europe. With a portfolio of more than 30.200 products, EO has the world’s largest inventory of optical components.
Edmund Optics has introduced additional coatings and sizes for its Techspec Nd:YAG Laser Line Mirrors
Nineteen new trainees have begun their professional life this year with the Berliner Glas Group in Berlin, Germany and Heerbrugg, Switzerland. The focus is on training precision opticians.
Holo/OR has developed a diffractive optical element (DOE) that significantly accelerates the laser brazing process for hot-dip galvanised metal sheets
Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device
Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out